4 manufactured or sold in 1959 version for europe since august manufactured by auto union in d. Auto union type d 1938 796 x 608.
The 1939 auto union type d abbreviated as autounion type d is a classic grand prix race car by auto union and audi2 that debuted in the hot wheels car pack for forza motorsport 5 and is featured as standard in all subsequent motorsport main titles as well as in forza horizon 4.
Auto union type d specs. Auto union type d. To meet new grand prix regulations for 1938 the supercharged d type was required to have a maximum engine displacement of 3 000cc and a minimum weight of 850kg. Auto union type d 3l.
A beautiful work of art was created. Engine supercharged v12 displacement 2990 cc 182 5 cu in bore 65 mm 2 56 in stroke 75 mm 2 95 in compression 10 0 1 power 361 7 kw 485 0 bhp 7000 rpm hp per litre 162 21 bhp per litre bhp weight redline 10000 body frame aluminum magnesium. Leading up to the end of 1937 auto union had won 32 of 54 races and needed a new contender for the upcoming restrictions that allowed a three liter supercharged car with a minimum weight of 850 kgs.
Auto union type c 6l. The model received many reviews of people of the automotive industry for their consumer qualities. In line with all rules the auto union had a dry weight of 850kg and a v12 engine displacing 2 990cc.
Audi tradition is having the twin turbocharged auto union type d projectile from 1939 rebuilt by restoration specialists crostwaite gardiner and running it for the first time in the home country of the motor sport. More detailed vehicle information including pictures specs and reviews are given below. Auto union type d.
Auto union type d 3l. Auto union type d 3l v12 gp 1938 vector. V12 gp 1938 759 x 439.
Auto union type d produced by auto union. 1938 auto union type d specifications. Of the 4 auto union racing cars the types a b and c used from 1934 to 1937 had supercharged v16 engines and the final car the type d used in 1938 and 1939 built to new 1938 regulations had a supercharged.
At the goodwood festival of speed in england this most elegant of all the auto union silver arrows will celebrate its world premier. Auto union type d. Auto union 1000 s coupe man.
2 door coupe body type. V12 gp 1938 1181 x 829. Fwd front wheel drive manual 4 speed gearbox.
For this new formula they developed the type d which raced alongside the best from delahaye and mercedes benz in the later half of 1938. Although there were new cars from italy and france the type d s only serious competition came from arch rivals mercedes benz who had also constructed a three litre grand prix racer but of a more conventional design. 1 unlock in forza horizon 4 2 synopsis 3 statistics 4 conversions 5 trivia 6 gallery 6 1 promotional 6 2.
Weighing in at 100 kg under the new mercedes w154 while matching its power the expectations for the type d were high. Auto union type d 3l. V12 gp 1938 380 x 109.
V16 gp 1936 1067 x 537. The auto union grand prix racing cars types a to d were developed and built by a specialist racing department of auto union s horch works in zwickau germany between 1933 and 1939.